Domain name application gives phishers a new foe
Ben Jackson's goal is to stymie people who develop phishing sites -- misleading Web sites designed to steal people's personal information.
Jackson, a 26-year-old developer from New Bedford, Mass., who works for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, is spending his spare time on a Web-based application called Crow's Nest. It's designed to alert users when newly registered domain names that are likely to be used as phishing sites go live on the Internet.
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